Jazz825: Black Codes - Celebrate The Music Of Wynton Marsalis

Royal Hotel, Southend

Wednesday 10 July 2024

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Wynton Marsalis is a world-renowned trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and a leading advocate of American culture. He presently serves as Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Centre, the Director of Jazz Studies at The Juilliard School, and President of the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation.

Tonight Paul Higgs recreates the sound of Marsalis. Paul is a highly accomplished and respected trumpet player with an impressive career in many fields including performing, composing and arranging music for film, TV and theatre. He was a Musical Director for many years for the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company. Paul has established himself as a versatile musician, equally at home playing jazz, classical, or contemporary music.

Paul Higgs – Trumpet
Zak Barrett – Saxophone
John Gee – Piano
Dominic Howles – Bass
Trevor Taylor – Drum

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